New Forest Blog

Tick tips for walking in the New Forest

Planning a picnic, walk or outdoor activity in the magical New Forest? Then listen up, because we’ve got some helpful information on how to avoid an encounter with one of the New Forest’s least lovely inhabitants – ticks! Members of the arachnid family, ticks are tiny, spider-like insects the size…

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Top twilight spas in the New Forest

As the evenings grow gently darker and the lights start to twinkle, what better way to ease yourself into the new season than a tranquil Twilight Spa? Eventide is the perfect time to wind down, relax, and take some time to prep yourself for the busy autumn ahead. Here in the magical New Forest, we…

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Leave the car behind – the eco-friendly New Forest

Doing our bit for the planet shouldn’t mean missing out on seeing it and, fortunately for our lovely visitors, there’s lots of ways to leave the car behind when you visit the magical New Forest. Train travel from London Waterloo takes just 89 minutes and, with eight stations serving the entire New…

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Benefits of being by the water

It’s been called ‘Blue Mind’ – the wonderful effect that you get from being by water – and with more than 40 miles of coast, plus rivers, streams, ponds and lakes here in the magical New Forest, we couldn’t agree more. The concept of Blue Mind was discussed by marine biologist Wallace J Nichols in…

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Forest Therapy & Spa Therapy Combined

As the sun filters through the trees creating dappled shade on the forest floor, it’s easy to see why the beautiful New Forest is the perfect place in which to wander quietly, breathe deeply, and let your cares fall away. Our glorious countryside is something worth celebrating, and Britain’s 15…

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Top Winter Spas in the New Forest

It’s time to spa! The temperature is dialling down and Christmas preparations are ratcheting up. Which means it’s the best time of the year to discover one of the New Forest’s best-kept secrets – our fabulous spas. Whether you want to lose weight for THAT Christmas Party, relax before the Big Day…

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Autumn Skin Care: How to Protect Yourself in Cold Weather

Chilly mornings, shorter days, and falling leaves, Autumn has officially arrived. But while cosy jumpers, and hot chocolate might be on the horizon, the cooler climate often doesn’t bode well for our skin. The colder weather can take its toll, and many people suffer from dry, cracked skin during the…

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